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WR Cobi Hamilton Might Be Steelers “Next Man Up” Come Saturday

Since entering the league in 2013 as a sixth-round draft pick of the Cincinnati Bengals, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Cobi Hamilton has dressed for just one NFL game. As things stand right now, Hamilton has a good chance of dressing for the Steelers Sunday when they play the Miami Dolphins….



Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Steelers’ Nation, I’m mad. I don’t watch a lot of movies but I keep seeing the trailer for The Accountant that’s opening tomorrow. Now, I’m taking all of the details my the trailers I’ve glossed over during Sunday Night Football and reruns of American Pickers, but my understanding of the movie’s plotline is….



Big Brother Vince Can Help Ease Karlos Williams Into Steelers Family

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been widely, and rightly, regarded as a family organization, a reputation that has only grown over the past couple of decades as franchise ownership has increasingly fallen into the hands of business entrepreneurs rather than those who are actually in the business of football. The legacy…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Jets

General game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 31-13 win over the New York Jets. First Half – Horrible contain rush on this four man stunt. Constant problem all season and Ryan Fitzpatrick scrambles for a nine yard gain. – Much better discipline on this stunt. Bringing five helps too. –…


Watch: Le’Veon Bell’s Tremendous Impact On The Passing Game

Le’Veon Bell is a great receiver and arguably the best receiving back in the game. But it’s always fun to break down exactly how he gets so open. There’s a combination of scheme and individual talent and we take a look at both in this week’s talking to the tape….


Steelers Vs Jets: Missed Tackles Report

All things considered, Week 5 against the New York Jets was a great week for the Pittsburgh Steelers in nearly every facet of the game. One area that really took a major leap was the tackling by the defense, which had a rough go of things in that department to…


Plethora Of Battle-Tested DBs Give Steelers Sub-Package Versatility

The Pittsburgh Steelers got some great news in practice yesterday, as both starting safety Robert Golden and sub-package cornerback Justin Gilbert returned to full participation in practice, which for Golden had been two weeks in the running, and Gilbert for one week. Their return to availability opens up a wide…


Week 5 Offensive Charting Notes

It’s time for more charting notes, this time taken from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive output on Sunday against the Jets in their 31-13 victory. It was not a universal success, but it was still an all-around strong performance from the group, and hopefully the data below helps shed some light…


Ravens Pleading For Insanity With Coordinator Change

After getting out to a fairly bleak scoring start to the 2016 NFL season, the Baltimore Ravens made an in-season change at offensive coordinator in the wake of two consecutive losses. And wouldn’t you know it, according to the team’s official website, it has already been a wonderful, wonderful thing….



Steelers Third Down Offense At All-Time High

Matthew Marczi just wrote about how good the Pittsburgh Steelers third down defense was in the win over the New York Jets and overall, the success they’ve enjoyed on the season. That’s all spot on. But the third down offense is at a historically high number and just as much worth talking…


Dolphins Make Major Shakeups Along Offensive Line, Secondary

Mike Tomlin said they had to gameplan for Jets’ tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins on the fly because they hadn’t seen tape on him. If that’s the case, the Pittsburgh Steelers might not have much of a gameplan this week against the Miami Dolphins. That’s a little tongue-in-cheek but the Dolphins have…


Lessons Learned: Steelers’ Cogs Hum In Win Over Jets

Some NFL coaches don’t believe they should have to motivate players.  After all, there’s only so many pep talks known to man.  So a Super Bowl winning coach decided to assemble lessons, quotes and motivational stories as a “motivation on command” tool. It’s a long story but I ended up…